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Breaking News: A ruptured sprinkler head causes $30,000 damage

A ruptured sprinkler head caused $30,000 damage and the evacuation of more than 20 residents from an Amherst nursing facility Sunday afternoon.

Main-Transit firefighters reponding to the 3:08 p.m. alarm found water pouring from the ceiling of a room in the Hopkins Wing of Brompton Heights Nursing Home at 275 Brompton road, Chief James Lawida said. The firefighters were able to shut off the water and stayed on the scene to assist with the extensive clean-up effort, Lawida said.

He estimated $20,000 damage to the structure and $10,000 to the contents. No injuries were reported.

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